Alexander Zverev provokes outrage by partying following Adria Tour coronavirus outbreak
Alexander Zverev has risked a backlash after he was videoed partying just days after vowing to self-isolate due to coronavirus fears.
The world number even was part of the Adria Tour, which had to be abruptly cancelled after several players, including Novak Djokovic, tested positive for coronavirus.
Zverev was at a the Anjuna Private Club, and attempted to delete the evidence from his own Instagram account before it got out.
However, New York Times journalist Ben Rothenberg tweeted a video in which Zverev is definitely not social distancing.
Sascha Zverev six days ago after Adria Tour coronavirus cluster:
“I deeply apologize to anyone that I have put at risk…I will proceed to follow self-isolating guidelines…stay safe 🙏.”
Sascha Zverev four hours ago: pic.twitter.com/vqBXvYdxkv
— Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) June 28, 2020
Zverev pledged to self-isolate on Monday due to his involvement in the Adria Tour, with scientists recommending it last for two weeks due to the virus’ lengthy incubation period.
“I have just received the news that my team and I have tested negative for COVID-19,” Zverev wrote on Instagram last week.
“I deeply apologise to anyone that I have potentially put at risk by playing this tour.
“I will proceed to follow the self-isolating guidelines advised by our doctors. As an added precaution, my team and I will continue with regular testing.
“I wish everyone who has tested positive a speedy recovery. Stay safe.”
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